Coquet Island

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 20 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low near favourable high
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Site description
A small flat-topped island located about 1 km off the Northumberland coast at Amble. The IBA supports large colonies of breeding seabirds, notably terns, and Somateria mollissima.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coquet Island. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.